PhD Entrance Test on 24 August 2016All students interested in pursuing their PhD programme with the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Apeejay Stya University, Gurgaon, may please note that an entrance test will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, 24 August 2016, at the university campus. This will be followed by a PowerPoint presentation and Interview before a PhD admission board. Only those applicants would be invited for the test who have filled up the ASU admission form and attached copies of the required documents. For further information, please contact Dr. AD Gnanagurunathan, Coordinator, SJMC PhD cell. firstname.lastname@example.org Continue Reading...>>
Citizen Journalism workshops at Edufest 2016 in Kohima
Lynchpin’s education fair - Edufest 2016- will host Citizen Journalism workshops organised by the Delhi NCR-based Apeejay Stya University for all participants at the two-day long festival on 25 & 26 April at Hotel De Oriental Grand, Kohima.
“At a time when the people from the Northeast complain about not getting enough space for their news in the national media, the workshops will teach youngsters the basics of news writing, taking quality pictures and videos in just 20 minutes,” said Ms. Mili Agarwal, Assistant Professor and Workshop Coordinator of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Apeejay Stya University.
Citizen journalists are non-professionals who collect, disseminate and analyze news on blogs, wikis and sharing websites using tablets, laptops, cell phones, digital cameras and other mobile and wireless technologies. “After our workshop participants should be able to develop skills in how to write, shoot, edit, produce and file a story by using your mobile handset. We will also teach how to upload news reports, pictures and videos on all Citizen Journalism and social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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A Modern Language Lab Inaugurated at the Apeejay Stya University
“Learning international languages, particularly, mastering the English would open new doors for the Apeejay students seeking international exposure,” said Vice Chancellor of the Apeejay Stya University, Dr. S.K. Salwan, while launching a new language lab with 30 latest terminals, along with a much sought-after language software system GOLS, developed by a Mumbai-based company, on Wednesday, 30 March 2016, at the university’s Sohna-Palwal Road, Gurgaon, campus.
The inauguration of the Language Lab was followed by an intense workshop for the faculty members, conducted by GOLS System Administrator Mr. Rajesh Pujari who said that several top Indian institutions, including IIT Delhi, were using the software systems to learn languages, provided by Gurukul Online Learning Solutions (GOLS ).
In addition to the learning facility at the new Language Lab, 26 software programmes have been installed in another existing computer room of the university for the Science and Engineering students.
Mr. Parveen Malhotra, Business Head, GOLS, told the workshop that ‘the special feature of ASU Language Lab is the patented speech recognition technology that trains to acquire the ability to speak fluent English (Voice and Accent). The co Continue Reading...>>